|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2016-0956|
|Date Published:||8 Nov 2016|
|Last Updated:||26 Nov 2017|
|Source:||Microsoft Security Bulletin MS16-142|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|| Internet Explorer 9|
Internet Explorer 10
Internet Explorer 11
Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 10
|Vulnerability Description||A remote code execution vulnerability has been reported in Microsoft Internet Explorer. The vulnerability is due to handling HTML classid attributes. A remote attacker can exploit this issue by enticing a target victim to open a specially crafted web page. Successful exploitation could cause memory corruption in a way that would allow attackers to execute code on the target.|
|Update/Patch Avaliable||Apply patches from: MS16-142|
This protection detects attempts to exploit this vulnerability.
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This protection's log will contain the following information:
Attack Name: Web Client Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information: Microsoft Browser Memory Corruption (MS16-142: CVE-2016-7195)